January 12, 2021

Minister Announces New eHealth Board of Directors, Independent Review of Governance, Management and Program Operations

Health Minister Paul Merriman has announced changes to the Board of Directors of eHealth Saskatchewan, the Treasury Board Crown Corporation responsible for information technology for Saskatchewan’s health system.  The Minister also provided instruction to the new Board of Directors to initiate an independent review of the governance, management and program operations at eHealth.  The announcement follows the government’s acceptance of the Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner report released on January 8, 2021.

January 09, 2021

COVID-19 Update: 6,964 Vaccines Delivered, 332 New Cases, 189 New Recoveries, Seven New Deaths

As of January 9, a total of 6,964 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saskatchewan.  This includes 2,069 Pfizer doses and 788 second doses in the Regina pilot program; 2,681 Pfizer doses in Saskatoon; 386 Pfizer doses in Prince Albert; 482 Moderna doses in the Far North West zone, 65 Moderna doses in the Far North Central and 493 Moderna vaccinations were administered yesterday in the Far North East.

January 08, 2021

Government Responds to OIPC eHealth Report

Earlier today, the Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) released an Investigation Report examining the eHealth Saskatchewan cyberattack reported on January 10, 2020.  The Government of Saskatchewan finds several of the privacy commissioners findings deeply troubling and is responding with a number of immediate and planned actions to address recommendations.